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WHEELING, W.Va. — Federal District Judge Frederick Stamp Jr. was honored Friday with a ceremony dedicating the federal building and courthouse in Wheeling in his honor.

Stamp served as a district judge for the Northern District of West Virginia from July 1990 to November 2006, including as chief judge from 1994 to 2001. Stamp gained senior status in November 2006.

U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., introduced legislation to change the building’s name to honor Stamp. President Joe Biden approved the name change last December.

“Judge Stamp is renowned for his humility and commitment to service above self. Judge Stamp is renowned for his humility and commitment to service above self,” McKinley said in a statement Friday.

“By his nature he is humble to the extreme, and it is a testament to Judge Stamp’s character that he would never have personally sought this recognition. But he has earned it, and his peers wanted this recognition for him.”

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